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Favorite Designer Ways to Brighten Your Home

Favorite Designer Ways to Brighten Your Home

With the days getting shorter, and the dark descending a little earlier each day, your spaces might be in need of a little brightening up!  Featured here are some of our favorite ways to use lighting this season.  Showcasing a dramatic surface like this kitchen island is perfectly done with a bronze-shaded, sculptural, pendant fixture. Family rooms have to make everyone happy.  Everything from playing board games, to movie marathons and the occasional homework assignment, family room lighting has to do it all.  This family room layers in a pharmacy-style task lamp and a rattan-wrapped table lamp for varying light levels, in the same...


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What's New With Wallpaper?

What's New With Wallpaper?

Think wallpaper only belongs in traditional homes?  Think wallpaper is miles and miles of pastel, rose bouquets?  Modern, graphic wallpaper shakes off the more predictable, floral expectations.  Patterns today are bold, graphic and strikingly contemporary!  

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Bringing Indoor Comfort to Outdoor Living

Bringing Indoor Comfort to Outdoor Living

Warm weather is coming......are you ready?  That first warm evening when you can't wait to kick off your shoes and enjoy the sun and warmth on your porch or patio.  Until you look around and realize the paint is peeling off your favorite chair, the mildew has crept into your favorite cushion, and the patio umbrella is leaning a bit like it has had one too many margaritas.  Let's fix that right now, so you can look forward to every warm ray of sun shining down on your patio!

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From Red Carpet to Right In Your Living Room!

From Red Carpet to Right In Your Living Room!

Love the Oscars?  Love the fashion?  
What if we let a red carpet "look" inspire a whole room design?  

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9 BEST Green Paint Colors - and Where to Use Them!

9 BEST Green Paint Colors - and Where to Use Them!

Green is the like the perfect party guest.....she gets along with everyone and doesn't hog the spotlight!  Perhaps because green is so prevalent in nature, our eyes easily associate it layered with every other color in the rainbow.   Looking to find your perfect green paint color?  Well, look no further!  These designer favorites never fail.  All colors listed are available from Benjamin Moore. LIGHT GREENS:  Evoke a freshness and optimism like no other light-toned paint.  Perhaps it is our association with Spring that makes these tones so eternal.  Light greens are wonderful for kitchens, dining rooms, or any space...


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